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African

Of or pertaining to Africa. African hemp, a fibre prerared from the leaves of the Sanseviera Guineensis, a plant found in Africa and india. African marigold, a tropical American plant (Tagetes erecta). African oak or african teak, a timber furnished by Oldfieldia Africana, used in ship building.

Origin: L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer african.


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Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

Actually, African people are mostly living in the regions near the equator, and because of geographical reasons, there are many tropical desert, steppe zone, which result in hot weather, dry climate with little rain. So in order ...

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by Steven2015
Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:55 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
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Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

I agree that not all the Africans have large noses and lips, but this is still a common situation. We know that most of Africa is in the tropics, and except for the peaks of mountains in the Great Rift Valley, it never freezes. The continent's ...

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by CandyTon
Sat Feb 07, 2015 3:37 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... "races" have better genetics than others. If that is indeed the case then the most likely candidates for that designation would be black Africans: European-American populations are less genetically diverse and have more potentially harmful genetic variations than African-American populations, ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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... "races" have better genetics than others. If that is indeed the case then the most likely candidates for that designation would be black Africans: European-American populations are less genetically diverse and have more potentially harmful genetic variations than African-American populations, ...

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by Seth90210
Fri May 23, 2014 4:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

... make the most since to me is the most popular "Out of Africa" theory. Simply stated some of our ape like ancestors stumbled out of the African Rainforest (for what ever reason) and onto the African savanna. Here they adapted and explored new ways of living and surviving. So a big part ...

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by Anopsology
Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:30 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
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